“Anyone keen to send over the f**k tape?” : Non-consensual sex tapes shared on NRL Memes Facebook page


At least one link to non-consensual sex-tapes has been shared on a popular NRL meme-page.

Non-consensual sex tapes allegedly filmed by Penrith Panthers rugby league player Tyrone May have been circulating on a popular NRL meme Facebook page.

The 22-year-old has been charged under revenge porn laws and stood down by the NRL.

May turned himself into police and was charged with offences relating to filming and disseminating footage without consent, after the women went to police when they became aware the videos were circulating on the internet.

The Facebook page NRL Memes - which has more than 300,000 members - has shared several posts relating to the scandal since May's arrest.

Facebook comments

At least one link to a Dropbox folder with the footage has been shared on the page by a Facebook user, while dozens of fans have posted comments requesting the sex tape.

"Anyone keen to send over the f*** tape?" said Facebook user Dingo Sinns.

"Who's got the 3rd vid? I need to complete the trilogy?" said Facebook user Nate.

"Come on Boys someone link us all the vids," said Facebook user Ese.

"Someone held a brother out and drop a DM with them," said Facebook user Glen.

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Revenge porn laws vary from state to state. In NSW it is illegal to distribute intimate images without consent. Offenders face up to three years jail time and fines of up to $11,000.

It is alleged May illegally filmed sex acts with two women in separate incidents in February and May last year. The sex act was consensual. It is alleged the woman did not consent to it being filmed and shared.

May handed himself to Penrith Police Station on Saturday and was granted bail. He will face Penrith Local Court on May 1.

The 22-year-old has been stood down indefinitely by the Penrith Panthers following his arrest.

Panthers chief executive Brian Fletcher said May will "vigorously deny the charges".

Facebook comments

Other comments on the page appear to have gone unmoderated.

One meme shared depicts of a man on his phone and a caption "waiting for the women's NRL scandal to drop like..."

Several comments detailed the desire for explicit content from women athletes.

"Hoping women's cricket has one too for my girl elyse," said Facebook user Connor

"Love to see them suck piss from each other haha," posted Facebook user Adam.


Research by Australia's eSafety Commission shows 1 in 10 Australians have had their intimate image/video shared without consent.

Australians can report if their intimate image/video has been shared online without their consent at https://www.esafety.gov.au/image-based-abuse.